DevNation FEDERAL

 

2019 EVENT GUIDE

 

June 27th, 2019 | InterContinental Washington, DC - The Wharf

 

 

 

 

 

 

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EVENT OVERVIEW

DEVNATION FEDERAL
JUNE 27, 2019  | INTERCONTINENTAL WASHINGTON D.C.- The WHARF

DevNation Federal is the premier developer event for government. Join us on Thursday, June 27th in Washington, DC as we bring the most respected industry experts and key maintainers of popular open source projects on stage to deliver a one day immersive conference for federal developers.

Open source, containers and orchestration are the order of the day. Kubernetes has taken the industry by storm and become the de-facto orchestration standard. Hear first hand from experts on topics like micro services, containers, machine learning, serverless and much more!

For decades the government has been responsible for specifying requirements that were then executed by third party vendors. You will learn what types of practices are being implemented across government to foster speed and stability around Government-Driven Development.

Take back control of building your apps, take control of your future, and be agile. Learn how at DevNation Federal.

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EVENT OVERVIEW

DEVNATION FEDERAL
JUNE 8, 2017  |  FHI 360 CONFERENCE CENTER, wASHINGTON DC

Open source communities are the driving force behind innovation in today's technology defined world. From Google & Facebook, to the revolutions being undertaken in communities around Node.js, Kubernetes, and containerization - open source communities will continue to reshape our industry for the coming future.  

This change is not limited to industry - the federal government has a long history of wielding open source technologies to fight their battles.  From building and driving socioeconomic programs throughout the civilian world to the front lines with our men and women in the armed services, open source technology has taken a role.  

DevNation Federal is an opportunity for you to hear how teams in the federal government are using open source technology today, as well as hear from visionaries leading similar technology efforts in the private sector.  Hear their perspective on how the use of open source technologies has transformed their businesses.

For Developers, by Developers. Help us continue to build our community.

 

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2017 EVENT IN REVIEW

KEYNOTES:

 

 

The Journey to DevSecOps at DHS USCIS

 

Rob Brown 

Adrian Monza  

Steve Grunch                

Manager, Enterprise Cloud Services

Chief, Cyber Defense Branch

Senior Solutions Architect

 
Teaching Elephants to Dance Burr Sutter Director of Developer Experience | Red Hat  
Building Evolutionary Architectures Neal Ford Software Architect | ThoughtWorks  

"Failure" as Success: The Mindset, the Methods, and the Landmines

 

J. Paul Reed Managing Partner | Release Engineering Approaches  

 


 

 

 

Interested in sponsorship? Apply here.

2018 Attendees IN REVIEW

 

ATTENDEES:

230+ Attendees from Industry, Government, and Integrators

 

ATTENDEE Agency/company representation:

Army, EPA, FBI, DoD, DOJ, DOT, HUD, Labor, NASA, NIH, NOAA, SSA, Treasury, USGS, USPTO

Accenture, Booz Allen, Deloitte, Lockheed Martin, SAIC

 

Key titles:

Engineer, Developer, Architect, IT Specialist, System Admin

 

 

 

 

 

2018 SPONSORS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018 SPONSORS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CALL FOR SPEAKERS

The DevNation Federal agenda will feature general and breakout sessions from government and industry.


WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

Proposals for breakout sessions in the form of a short abstract on technical topics (see Suggestion Ideas slide for ideas). In the spirit of DevNation, please do not have a vendor or product-specific focus for these presentations.

Breakout sessions will be 30 minutes each. Please plan on leaving some time for questions. If you’d like to do a hands-on portion, please also provide details on the pre-requisites/technical requirements necessary for your lab.

Please submit your proposal via the following link by 4/29/2018, Responses will be accepted or denied on or before May 3rd:

http://devnationfederal.org/cfp



Speaker responsibilities

 

Know what you'RE SIGNED UP FOR

As an accepted speaker, you are expected to:

  • Be available to lead or participate in the accepted talk on June 27, 2019
  • Communicate with event staff and/or co-presenters about your session in a timely manner.
  • Send your presentation in source and PDF formats before the conference begins. (PDFs will be made available to attendees after the event.)

 

 

PAST TOPICS

 

NOTE: THESE ARE examples of previous selected sessions.

  • The Figures of Kubernetes: The Evolution of Development and Operations at Google and Beyond

  • Tackling Microservices Challenges with Istio

  • Secure modern software delivery for government

  • DevSecOps: Decoupling Microservice Development Teams with Ephemeral Application Environments

  • What is When and How Fast? Automatically collecting logs and metrics from apps in Kubernetes

 

ABSTRACT WRITING TIPS

 

TRY TO ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS:

Why is this topic important?

Give some context to your subject matter. Start with 1-2 sentences about the state of the market, IT trends, or recent announcements that make your topic relevant.

What makes your presentation special?

Do you have an exciting implementation story, a live demo, or new ways to use a tool? Why should we choose your abstract over others on your topic?

What will the attendee leave with?

Tell the attendee what they'll do or learn in the session. List 3-4 takeaways, for example:

  • You will learn: 
  • In this session, we will discuss:
  • After this session, you will understand:
  • You'll gain hands-on experience with:

 

QUESTIONS?

Got questions? Feel free to reach out the organizers below:

 

Ashley Goodwin

Event Organizer, Marketing

agoodwin@redhat.com

703-216-9687

 

Evong Chung

Event Organizer, Solutions Architecture

evong@redhat.com

703-582-6961

 

adam clater

Event Organizer, Chief Architect

703-829-0138

adam@redhat.com

THANK YOU!

2019 DevNation Federal Event Guide

By Ashley Goodwin

2019 DevNation Federal Event Guide

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